In our efforts to help, counsel, and disciple others, we seek to gain the appropriate knowledge and skills for the task. But, in our attempt to be good counselors, good disciplers, or even just good friends, we can skip right past the fundamental requirement to all personal ministry: to love. In this session we’ll explore why loving those we’re ministering to and caring for is so centrally important to the work we’ve all been called to.
Sexual struggles are some of the most common, yet unaddressed, difficulties for many married couples. To help a couple grow in their marriage will often involve counseling them through their sexual struggles. But, as always, biblical counsel must begin with a clear biblical vision for what God created sex to be and how couples should view and understand it rightly in light of that design.
We hear every day that our nation and our communities are in the midst of a mental health crisis. But, what exactly is mental health? Does the Bible have anything to say about it? How can we, as Christians, understand what the world calls mental health? And what, if anything, do biblical counselors have to offer to those struggling with these common and serious problems?
Topics: Eating Disorders
How do we understand the dynamics of eating disorders and how do we interpret them as caused by both sin and suffering? This session wiil seek to answer these questions from a biblical perspective and discuss how the gospel offers hope and help in the midst of the struggle.
Depression is an extremely common counseling problem but can be one of the most difficult issues to deal with. This is a case study of a twenty-something girl who is struggling to believe the forgiveness of the gospel and is struggling with debilitating depression.
There are numerous similarities between a number of different sexual struggles, and the gospel offers hope and help in the midst of each of them. In this workshop we will focus on equipping you to minister to those who struggle in these areas.